Completed Thru-Hikers

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

Most avid long-distance hikers dream about someday completing a long trail. Most often, those individuals dream of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Though many dream of taking on the challenge...

Nov 2, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

2650 miles, 3 states, 26 national forests, 7 national parks, and countless ramen bombs later, these Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers successfully trekked from Mexico to Canada. Making it to the

Oct 17, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Months on trail have led up to this exact, victorious moment: the final steps on the Pacific Crest Trail. Thru-hikers woke up every morning, either in their tent or in...

Oct 12, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 5

This season on the Pacific Crest Trail was wild, to say the least. With the threat of spreading forest fires, multiple re-routes, and the inability to make it to the...

Oct 5, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 4

Incoming! We have our next wave of Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike finishers! We're stoked to celebrate this incredible accomplishment alongside these unreal thru-hikers. They spent months on trail,

Sep 29, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 3

There's a specific moment that every thru-hiker had where they officially decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. What started as an idea turned into a full-blown reality, characterized by...

Sep 19, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 2

2650 miles, 3 states, 26 national forests, 7 national parks, and countless ramen bombs later, these Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers successfully trekked from Mexico to Canada. Making it to the

Sep 8, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 1

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 1

Months on trail have led up to this exact, victorious moment: the final steps towards the Pacific Crest Trail northern terminus. Thru-hikers woke up every morning, either in their tent...

Aug 30, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
When the mountain gets you down…

When the mountain gets you down…

… you either let it handle you, or you handle it… Perhaps a delicate balance of both. I think I fall more into the former category, but allow me to...

Aug 19, 2022 : Janine
My Stubbornness may be my Downfall

My Stubbornness may be my Downfall

I was so grateful to get in and out of Seiad Valley before the fires started. I found the climb, SOBO, in the heat nonetheless, a bit grueling, but the...

Aug 14, 2022 : Janine